acquaintance (n.)

  1. personal knowledge or information about someone or something

    [ Syn: familiarity , conversance , conversancy ]

  2. a relationship less intimate than friendship

    [ Syn: acquaintanceship ]

  3. a person with whom you are acquainted; I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances; we are friends of the family

    [ Syn: friend , friend ]

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